Tuesday, April 2, 2019

34 Vintage Photos of Chinese Humiliation Day Parade in NYC, May 1938

Twelve thousand Chinese people from all parts of the Metropolitan area closed their laundries and other businesses to take part in the largest demonstration ever staged in the United States. It observed China's "National Humiliation Day," the annual holiday on which China's people pause to recall Japan's humiliating twenty-one demands of May 9, 1915.

(Photos by Peter Stackpole, via LIFE archives) 

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